Gardaí Seize Five Firearms Following Dublin Car Search

Gardaí have seized five firearms following a planned operation in Dublin.

Officers attached to the Garda Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, along with the Garda Special Crime Task Force, carried out a search of a car in the Cabra area on Friday, 04 November.

A total of five firearms were seized, including two sub-machine guns, three hand guns, two silencers and a quantity of ammunition.

No arrests were made and the investigation is continuing.


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